ERA-NET under Horizon 2020 is a funding instrument designed to support public-public partnerships in their
The instruments mainly 'tops-up' funding for single joint calls and transnational actions.
The focus of ERA-NET has shifted from funding networks to 'topping-up' funding of single joint-calls for transnational research and innovation. This is done in selected areas with high European added-value and Horizon 2020 relevance.
ERA-NET under Horizon 2020 merges the former ERA-NET and ERA-NET Plus into a single financial instrument with the central compulsory element of implementing one substantial call with top-up funding from the Commission.
This aims to increase substantially the share of funding that Member States dedicate jointly to challenge driven research and innovation agendas.
EJP Cofund under Horizon 2020 is a co-fund action designed to support coordinated national research and innovation programmes. The EJP Cofund aims at attracting and pooling a critical mass of national resources on objectives and challenges of Horizon 2020 and at achieving significant economies of scales by adding related Horizon 2020 resources to a joint effort.
Current EJP Cofund actions:
General Annexes to the Horizon 2020 Work Programme (includes description of ERA-NET Cofund and specific eligibility conditions and evaluation criteria)
Model Grant Agreement: Horizon 2020 ERA NET Cofund A dedicated Model Grant Agreement has been designed for ERA-NET Cofund. It includes specific Annexes for the financial forms, a form for the commitment on availability of funds and model for the statement on the use of the previous pre-financing instalment.
Annotated Model Grant Agreement - Horizon 2020 ERA-Net Cofund